SA Demographics and LocalStats

South Australia is a state of Australia. It's capital city is Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of South Australia was 1,596,572 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Australia is 39 years of age.

73.3% of people living in the state of South Australia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.3% Italy, 1.2% India, 1.0% China , 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Greece, 0.6% Philippines.

81.6% of people living in South Australia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Italian, 1.7% Other, 1.6% Greek, 1.0% Mandarin, 1.0% Vietnamese, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% German.

The religious makeup of South Australia is 28.1% No religion, 19.9% Catholic, 12.6% Anglican, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.9% Uniting Church, 4.5% Lutheran, 2.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.7% Baptist.

48.4% of people are married, 33.3% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 83000 widowed people living in South Australia.

56.7% of the people living in South Australia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. South Australia has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in South Australia are 19.6% Professionals, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Managers, 11.1% Labourers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Australia work in are 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.5% Manufacturing, 7.9% Education and training, 7.5% Construction, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

32.8% of homes are fully owned, and 35.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $534 per week and the median household income is $1044 per week.

The median rent in South Australia is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

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